Consumer Law

Customer With a Gluten Allergy Sues Chipotle for Discrimination

Chipotle Mexican Grill might have saved itself from a pesky lawsuit had employees at the chain’s Fall River, Massachusetts, restaurant handled a gluten-allergic woman’s order a little more deftly.

Kristen Russell claims in a recently filed disability discrimination action that she was downright humiliated by employees when she tried to place an order at the Newton Street Chipotle on May 28, 2022.

“She was basically treated like a second-class citizen,” says Winchester, Massachusetts, attorney Laurel J. Francoeur, who represents the plaintiff.

Read the source article at Minnesota Lawyer

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